July 28th, Brompton World Championship finals.

I received an exciting email yesterday, at least for a Brompton rider like myself.

So I’m in. I would like to say it’s due to previous athletic results and my obviously sporting nature. I can’t.. It was by ballot. I don’t care. I’m in and am looking forward to having a go.

See you there 🙂

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Not my story, the pilot..

This is not my story but I have to share it.

There were a lot of things we couldn’t do in an SR-71, but we were the fastest guys on the block and loved reminding our fellow aviators of this fact. People often asked us if, because of this fact, it was fun to fly the jet. Fun would not be the first word I would use to describe flying this plane. Intense, maybe. Even cerebral. But there was one day in our Sled experience when we would have to say that it was pure fun to be the fastest guys out there, at least for a moment.

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Busy couple of weeks

I’m about 150km behind target cycling for the year. I’m aiming for 8050km – I know the 50km seems odd but it makes 5,000 miles – I’ve been working weekends and night shifts which complicate life. On the plus side they’ll pay the bills.

With the nights getting darker earlier and colder the evening riding isn’t looking so attractive, who wants to go 50km in the dark while getting wet?.. but I had a lieu day Monday so got a daylight ride in while I could.

Not too horrendous. You can find me on Strava here by the way.. https://strava.app.link/pg2khuEPkH